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Request for volunteers

Bellingen Seed Savers stall at the Autumn Plant Fair

We will be selling seeds and plant materials at the Bellingen Plant Fair on Saturday, March the 12th.

Our stall needs volunteers to help set up, run and pack up. If you can help, please volunteer. Do not worry if you have never done this before. There are several people rostered on at each time slot and we have information printed out that answer many questions.

We need volunteers for these times:

Set Up, 6:30-8:30am - 4 people.

Early, 8:00-10:00am - 3 people.

Mid Morning, 10:00-12:00pm - 3 people.

Afternoon, 12:00-2:00pm - 3 people.

Pack Up, 3 people.
Please contact Gillian if you can help

Diary Dates

Seed packing at Chris's

Sunday 27th of February, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

There are still some positions available for this event.

It's on again - seed packing day at Chris's in Raleigh for this year's Bellingen Autumn plant fair. If you have excess seeds saved with good genetic purity, please pass them on to us with your details for packing. Better yet, come along and enjoy our version of 'hard work' (not).
Limited positions are available for this visit so please only RSVP if you are confident you will be able to get there.

Please click here to RSVP, to obtain the address and so we know who’s attending. Please RSVP even if you already know how to get there.

Organiser: Lisa O'Callaghan / gardenvisits@bellingenseedsavers.comor phone 0417 536 490

Bellingen Autumn Plant Fair

Saturday 12th of March, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Plant Fair is scheduled for the 12th of March. It is a great place to buy seeds, seedlings and get great advice on growing just about anything.

We will be running our stall (see above for the request for volunteers). This is the best place to get access to the seeds our members have been saving.

Seed & Plant Swaps

From Maureen: A thriving three layer worm farm offered free. Maureen can be contacted by clicking here.

Omshree is searching for: seeds or cuttings of Gynura procumbens  (longevity spinach). Omshree can be contacted by clicking here.

Are you looking for particular seeds or plants? Do you have an abundance of something to give away?
Email in to for your search or offer to be put in the newsletter in this section.


Thanks to Leela for the blurb on our upcoming seed cleaning.
Thanks to Jeff for the photos.
When donating or sharing seeds, please email in the seed information so we know what we have (click the link, the email has the questions ready to fill out)

Or fill in this PDF form. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill this out digitally. Remember to save each seed info as a separately named file!
Or print it out and fill it in by hand. 
Check out the Bellingen Seed Savers blog for recipes, local growing information, Diary Dates and garden visit photos.
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